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Ship of Fools

Plobenhofstr. 1-3, 90403 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Nuremberg is full of history, magnificent architecture, and interesting sculptures. One sculpture... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
CJTravelerTexas
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Bryan, Texas
Interesting

It's a pretty interesting statue that you need to see from all sides to really appreciate. But... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
254grhs
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Sheridan
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Plobenhofstr. 1-3, 90403 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
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"interesting sculptures"
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"great photo opportunity"
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"worth a stop"
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"lorenz church"
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"the main square"
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"walking tour"
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"city centre"
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"skeleton"
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"statue"
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"bronze"
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"souls"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nuremberg is full of history, magnificent architecture, and interesting sculptures. One sculpture worth seeing and studying is the fascinating Ship of Fools.

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

It's a pretty interesting statue that you need to see from all sides to really appreciate. But there was a huge, gigantic street fair/market the day we went and it was too crowded to fully enjoy sites like this. Check their events and holidays to...More

Thank 254grhs
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

The story is as interesting as the statue. But there is soooooo much more to see in Nuremberg! One of the highlights of our river cruise.

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

An eye catching sculpture in the middle of town featuring a motley crew aboard a boat. I think you need to undertake some research to unravel its meaning and significance but nevertheless it is a visually striking piece of art and provides a great photo-opportunity

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

This caught my attention as its a very interesting sculpture, then I read up on it . Worth visiting and taking a look.

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Walking around the old town today and came across this very different statue, Really took our fancy so spent a bit of time looking at the beauty of the work and wondered what were all these characters. doing on a boat together, It must be...More

Thank roy v
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

This is a famous statue and there is plenty to see on it the characters are all on a small boat ! Well worth stopping for a look !

Thank Andi M
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

A very interesting statue in the main plaza. Great detail and workmanship. The skeleton is really cool along with the other cast of characters.

Thank CroatiaSoon
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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Wonderful statue set almost in front of the Christmas Market, about a block away, if you are doing the walking tour, it is most certainly going to be passed. Great detail and workmanship, you really need to read the story behind the statue. Great photo...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2017

We passed this sculpture near to the Children's Kindlemarkt. You need to walk round to see all the characters. Not sure of the history

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